Windsurfing in Belize

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Surfin ‘ USA – this need not be in Hawaii or California. An El Dorado for water sports is also Belize , a jewel in the triangle between Guatemala , Mexico and the Caribbean coast .

Act like a true windsurfer drop everything and lie when wind velocity and direction are correct. To deal with the forces of nature wind and water apart, can have an intoxicating effect . So it is no wonder that the Central American vacationers paradise Belize was also discovered by surfers spots like Caye Caulker also attract those who want to get to know the board.

Onshore winds provide security for those who test first time whether they get along with board and sail . Anyone venturing further , can look forward to head-high waves and swish across the water from February to April on wind speeds the board. Rounder in May may expect up to 30 knots. September to January is the season for hurricanes, surf freaks wait even at this time days with high winds over to the kick on the waves to look for.

Tropical temperatures make surfing in Belize pleasant and avoid wearing Thermopen suits. A unique experience – with luck – the escort of dolphins. An equally special attraction is the view through the clear water on reefs and colorful fish diversity. As the Windsurfing Magazine wrote : In Belize you surf like in an aquarium.

In Belize all-inclusive packages with accommodation, meals and a loan of surfing equipment including transfer offered to best practice districts as well as courses for the whole family . Belize offers the shallow water, and the already mentioned onshore winds – do not let the surfer drifting on the open sea but in the direction of the country – ideal conditions in districts beginners as Ambergris Caye . The reef protects the coastal regions from protective.

Certified instructors teach beginners and advanced customization . Some theory is this necessary as well as the analysis of videos. But it is also common on the water. Under the expert guidance can be trained on the board here first the balance.

Courses are available in Surf schools such as the German ” Windschief ” surf school, known locally as ” wind Chief” . In addition to rental equipment and expert advice is available in Surf schools and recommendations for areas . Insiders know the thermals of the peninsula properly assess and exploit them. The Gulf of Mexico offers some surprises. However, insiders recommend those surfers who are looking for the really big challenges , rather areas like Hawaii . Even boards for surfing without a sail can be hired.

Some surf schools have lodges with inexpensive , comfortable accommodation . After romping in the water should again gain the upper hand Caribbean serenity. After sunset, wait bars and restaurants where you can let pass the experience on the water Revue .

Who from surfing enough can also try kayaking , scuba diving , kite boarding or sailing : Water is very important in Belize . Deserted areas and unspoiled nature in large tracts of land make the peninsula to a surfer’s paradise .

And not just on the water. Surfing is a way of life to which the maxim in Belize ” Go Slow ” best fit . As long as the sun, wind and waves are present , everything must go a little more casual . Caribbean flat.

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Belize Tours – Part 1

Big Rock Fall, Privassion Creek, Belize

Tours

The location of the island between the Caribbean coast of Belize , Guatemala and Mexico entices round trips to a variety of landscapes and cultures. The eventful history of Belize to return to the Mayan time makes it particularly rewarding study trips . Vast rain forests, waterfalls and Caribbean beaches are one side of the island, ruins of Mayan temples and residential buildings the other.

Individualists come with a mix of car hire and charter flights at their expense , to discover on your own Belize and the surrounding countries . Thus, a balanced program can be compiled as desired .

For a round trip in Belize Caracol and Lamanai are on the list of archaeological sites to delve here into the history of the Maya. Botanically interested should the Panti Medicinal Trail schedule on which the fauna of Belize is explained. Nearby is the Che Chem Ha cave is located . Excursions in the woods can be explored on horseback , this has the advantage that you get close to wildlife zoom comes because of the smell of horses covered the people . In addition, the Rocked offers are by nature time to adjust to the rhythm of nature and people in a tropical country . Waterfalls such as the nature reserve Mountain Pine Ridge are also a refreshing sight as the natural pools of the river Rio Frio ideal opportunity to cool off on the trip. Likewise, in the underground river of inland Blue Hole on the Hummingbird Highway – a unique nature experience.

Tours in Belize will always find some place on the water. This includes exploring by canoe into the cave of Barton Creek as sailing trips to the most attractive diving areas . The coral reefs are a must , but whoever does takes the plunge into the diving, can admire the colorful variety of fish species also while snorkeling . For daily planning a trip should be on a small island belonging to Belize .

Provides variety from which to explore the borderland , for example on a three-country tour on Maya. After the start in Mexico, from Cancun to Chetumal. The Mayan museum in the port of export for precious wood , provides an introduction to the culture of the indigenous people and is the largest of the so-called Mayan Riviera. In eight departments, it provides an outline of the present knowledge on the Maya.

In neighboring Belize , a settlement of the Maya can be seen at Altun Ha , next to the zoo with the Tropical Education Center, the butterfly house and the jungle trail and overnight at Djungle Lodge, the border crossing to Guatemala can be scheduled , the Mayan city of Tikal.

Just as the river Rio Hondo Belize from Mexico separates , is the Usumacinta between Mexico and Guatemala. By boat you can reach here Yaxchilan , another Mayan site . About Uxmal it goes back to Cancun.

Chichén Itzá , since 1988 a World Heritage Site , a temple town in the Yucatan Peninsula with a turbulent history and the appropriate ending to a journey through the ancient culture is because here the phrase had taken place with the importance of the Maya wore off and their civilization ended . In addition to the pyramid of Kulkután and the nuns house especially the Ball court is known.

From Belize from tours to Guatemala and Nicaragua are well organized. To get to know another way to land and people , traveling by public buses of the island. Especially for backpackers can be scheduled so spontaneous and flexible destinations , also taking account of advice of the locals.

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